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Antoinette Brown Lecture

antoinette brown lecture postponed

Vanderbilt University Divinity School announces the 45th annual

Antoinette Brown Lecture on March 12, 2020 at 6pm in Benton Chapel on Vanderbilt University's Campus  to be delivered by
The Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas

THE VERY REVEREND DR. KELLY BROWN DOUGLAS

 

Dean, Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary

Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology, Union Theological Seminary

Canon Theologian, Washington National Cathedral

Theologian in Residence, Trinity Church Wall Street 

1619-2020: The Legacy of Faith

The Very Reverend Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas was named Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Theology at Union in September 2017.  She was named the Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology in November 2019.  She also serves as the Canon Theologian at the Washington National Cathedral and Theologian in Residence at Trinity Church Wall Street.

Prior to Union, Dean Douglas served as Professor of Religion at Goucher College where she held the Susan D. Morgan Professorship of Religion and is now Professor Emeritus.  Before Goucher, she was Associate Professor of Theology at Howard University School of Divinity (1987-2001) and Assistant Professor of Religion at Edward Waters College (1986-1987).

Ordained as an Episcopal priest in 1983, Dean Douglas holds a master’s degree in theology and a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Union. 

Dean Douglas is the author of many articles and five books, including Sexuality and the Black Church: A Womanist Perspective and Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God.  Her academic work has focused on womanist theology, sexuality and the black church.  

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